Commando Forces Mission Partner


F17: Contract notice for contracts in the field of defence and security

Notice reference: 2023/S 000-036516

Published 12 December 2023, 1:02pm

The closing date and time has been changed to:

12 January 2024, 5:00pm

See the change notice.

Section one: Contracting authority/entity

one.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s)






Oliver Howard




+44 3067986065


United Kingdom

Justification for not providing organisation identifier

Not on any register

Further information

Further information can be obtained from the above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from

The above-mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to

The above-mentioned contact point(s)

one.2) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

one.3) Main activity


one.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities:


Section two: Object of the contract

two.1) Description

two.1.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Commando Forces Mission Partner

two.1.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance


Service category No 3: Defence services, military defence services and civil defence services

NUTS code

  • UK - United Kingdom

two.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Commando Force Mission Partner project is to implement a framework to enable the delivery and support of a military designed and built Command, Control, Communication, Computers and Cyber Information Systems (C5IS) requirement for the Cdo Force and aligned Defence Specialist Users. Developed with Future Capability Group (FCG), it will provide a cross-Defence Lines of Development (DLOD) wrapper and demonstrate a bridging solution from experimentation to in-service delivery and enable future scaling for a larger number of users and sensors.

Project EVE is an OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE networked CIS system which digitally connects front-line Commandos to globally dispersed Command and Control (C2) elements using a combination of bearer solutions as required.

two.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

  • 75220000 - Defence services

two.1.8) Lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Quantity or scope of the contract

two.2.1) Total quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:


two.2.2) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of these options: 2 x 12 month extension to contract (options)

Section four: Procedure

four.1) Type of procedure

four.1.1) Type of procedure


four.2) Award criteria

four.2.1) Award criteria

the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

four.2.2) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used: no

four.3) Administrative information

four.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Originally published as:

5 January 2024 - 5:00pm

Changed to:

12 January 2024 - 5:00pm

See the change notice.

four.3.6) Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up